Awards and Recognition

Berkshire Healthcare is committed to quality. Year after year, we earn recognition from national quality organizations, but it is the satisfaction of our patients, residents, and families that truly means the most to us. Some of the recent accolades we have received include:

2014

  • Four- and five-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Three national Silver-Achievement in Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living; the only three silver awards presented in MA in 2014 out of just 81 nationally
  • 20 Excellence in Action Awards, based on My InnerView patient and employee satisfaction surveys
  • A fourth deficiency-free annual survey at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center.

2013

  • Four- and five-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Two Gold-Excellence in Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living; of just five awarded nationwide and only 18 awarded between 1996 and 2013
  • Our seventh national Silver-Achievement in Quality Award from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living; one of just five silver awards presented in MA in 2013 and 62 honored nationally
  • 17 Excellence in Action Awards, based on My InnerView patient and employee satisfaction surveys
  • Five-year Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities/Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF-CCAC) accreditation of Kimball Farms, our Life Care Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • Three-year Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) deficiency-free accreditation for HospiceCare in The Berkshires.

2012

  • Four- and five-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Three Silver National Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, out of just 6 awarded in Massachusetts and 55 honored nationally
  • One Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, so that all our affiliates have received this honor
  • 12 Excellence in Action Awards, based on My InnerView patient and employee satisfaction surveys
  • Several deficiency-free annual surveys.

2011

  • 4- and 5-star Ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Three Silver National Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (out of just 5 awarded in MA and 30 honored nationally)
  • Two Bronze National Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living
  • Nine Excellence in Action Awards, based on My InnerView patient and employee satisfaction surveys
  • Several deficiency-free annual surveys.

2010

  • 4- and 5-star Ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Nine Bronze National Quality Awards from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living
  • Four Excellence in Action Awards, based on My InnerView patient and employee satisfaction surveys
  • Several deficiency-free annual surveys.

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